SAN DIEGO, Oct. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As businesses contend with wrenching market turbulence and disruption, those companies that rise to the top will be adept at managing change effectively. The skills and traits of successful CIOs who have the right stuff to successfully navigate change in these uncertain times will be the focal point of the 2016 San Diego CIO Executive Leadership Summit, to be held on November 3, 2016 at the Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego, CA. The summit will be produced by HMG Strategy, LLC in Association Partnership with the San Diego Chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM San Diego).
"Until recently, the CIO was rarely a key player in enterprise transformation efforts," said Hunter Muller, HMG Strategy's President & CEO. "But as CIOs have become integral in successfully orchestrating technology to address urgent business requirements, change management has become a core part of their DNA."
The San Diego summit will commence with an executive briefing by Chris Laping, Co-Founder and CEO of People Before Things, LLC. Laping will discuss the reasons why most change initiatives are apt to fail and recommendations for attendees to become change leaders.
Other stimulating topics at the San Diego conference will include current and emerging security risks that threaten the enterprise; the new range of leadership attributes required by CIOs to succeed in a world of accelerated change; best practices for harnessing technology innovation from start-ups; future trends and technologies that are expected to impact the enterprise; and leadership, innovation, and transformation strategies for re-imagining the enterprise in the next era of the digital age.
Distinguished speakers participating at the San Diego summit will include Dawn Anderson, VP, Client and Corporate Marketing, AMN Healthcare; Brian Andrews, VP of IT, Stone Brewing Co.; Scott Cadwalader, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Diligent Partners, LLC; Bob Concannon, Senior Client Partner, CIO/IT Officers Practice, Korn Ferry; Ted Crosson, Head of IT/CIO, Genoptix, A Novartis Company; Colonel Pete Dillon, Assistant Chief of Staff, G6, Marine Expeditionary Force; Karen Gibson, VP Information Systems, Quidel; Marshall Heilman, Vice President, Mandiant Consulting (a FireEye Company); John Iannarelli; Former Sr. Executive Advisor, FBI; Tony Leng, Managing Director and CIO Practice Leader, Diversified Search; Bill Lukefahr, Former CIO, Prometheus Labs; Drew Martin, President, Silicon Beach Advisors, Inc.; Greg McKee, CEO, CONNECT; Jana Monroe, VP Global Security and Enterprise Risk Management, Herbalife; Rory Moore, CEO, CommNexus; Hunter Muller, President & CEO, HMG Strategy, LLC; Barb Munro, Co-founder and Partner, The Carrera Agency; Erez Nir, CTO, Mitchell International; Geoff Odell, CEO, Trusted-HIT; Steve Phillpott, CIO, Western Digital Corporation; Shelly Selvaraj, VP IT, Dexcom; and Albert Wang, Director, Qualcomm Ventures.
Partners for the summit include Accenture, Box, Datalink, FireEye, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Info-Tech Research Group, Level 3, Nth Generation, Optiv, Pure Storage, ServiceNow, Symantec Corporation, TelePacific Communications, and Trace3. Association Partners for the summit are SIM San Diego and WITI (Women in Technology International). Alliance Partners include Amplify Partners, Greylock Partners, and Lightspeed Venture Partners. The Research Partner for this year's summit series is Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Strategic Partners include Egon Zehnder, Heidrick & Struggles, Korn Ferry, Russell Reynolds Associates, and Spencer Stuart.
About HMG Strategy
HMG Strategy is the world's foremost provider of pioneering networking events and thought leadership to support the 360-degree needs of the CIO/IT leader. Our regional CIO Executive Leadership Series, newsletters, authored books, and Research and Resource Center (RRC) deliver proprietary research on leadership, innovation, transformation, and career ascent. The HMG Strategy global network of over 300,000 senior IT executives, industry experts and world-class thought leaders is the strongest, most trusted network of executives. Additionally, our partnerships with the world's leading search firms provide vital insights into the evolving role of the CIO.
The HMG Strategy CIO Executive Leadership Series offers a completely unique experience for IT executives to gain the latest insights and best practices for driving increased business value through the use of IT, and build invaluable relationships with peers and industry experts. HMG Strategy CIO Executive Leadership Summits were given the distinction by CIO.com as one of "Ten Must-Attend Conferences in 2015." HMG Strategy has a growing expanse of thought leadership housed on their open digital platform known as the 'Research & Resource Center.' The company's 'Transformational CIO Blog' was recently recognized by CDW's BizTech Magazine as one of "50 Must-Read IT Blogs 2015."
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